unfathomable


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un·fath·om·a·ble

 (ŭn-făth′ə-mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Difficult or impossible to understand; incomprehensible: unfathomable theories.
2. Difficult or impossible to measure: the unfathomable depths.

unfathomable

(ʌnˈfæðəməbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being fathomed; immeasurable
2. incapable of being understood
unˈfathomableness n
unˈfathomably adv

un•fath•om•a•ble

(ʌnˈfæð ə mə bəl)
adj.
1. impossible to understand; incomprehensible.
2. incapable of being measured; limitless; vast.
[1615–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfathomable - of depthunfathomable - of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
fathomable, plumbable, soundable - (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
2.unfathomable - resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
3.unfathomable - impossible to come to understandunfathomable - impossible to come to understand  
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

unfathomable

adjective
2. immeasurable, bottomless, unmeasured, unplumbed, unsounded Her eyes were black, unfathomable pools.

unfathomable

adjective
Incapable of being grasped by the intellect or understanding:
Translations

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbl] ADJinsondable

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbəl] adj
(= inexplicable) [reason, mystery] → insondable
(= inscrutable) [person, expression, eyes] → insondable

unfathomable

unfathomable

[ʌnˈfæðəməbl] adj (depths, mystery) → insondabile, imperscrutabile; (person) → impenetrabile
References in classic literature ?
And into the unfathomable did I there seem to sink.
Steady-eyed like her husband, she preserved an air of unfathomable indifference behind the rampart of the counter.
The West Wind is too great a king to be a dissembler: he is no calculator plotting deep schemes in a sombre heart; he is too strong for small artifices; there is passion in all his moods, even in the soft mood of his serene days, in the grace of his blue sky whose immense and unfathomable tenderness reflected in the mirror of the sea embraces, possesses, lulls to sleep the ships with white sails.
And that same day, too, gazing far down from his boat's side into that same golden sea, Starbuck lowly murmured: -- Loveliness unfathomable, as ever lover saw in his young bride's eye
It seemed unfathomable; this jewel, that you could hold between your finger and thumb, seemed unfathomable as the heavens themselves.
Thank the Lord, we have left the deep waters (honduras)' that being the Spanish word for unfathomable depths.
The living whale, in his full majesty and significance, is only to be seen at sea in unfathomable waters; and afloat the vast bulk of him is out of sight, like a launched line-of-battle ship; and out of that element it is a thing eternally impossible for mortal man to hoist him bodily into the air, so as to preserve all his mighty swells and undulations.
No more can I look into the depths of this unfathomable water, wherein, as momentary lights glanced into it, I have had glimpses of buried treasure and other things submerged.
The moment we launch into conjectures about the usurpations of the federal government, we get into an unfathomable abyss, and fairly put ourselves out of the reach of all reasoning.
My revolvers were strapped to my lifeless body which, for some unfathomable reason, I could not bring myself to touch.
Evening passed, night came, and the feeling of suspense and softening of heart in the presence of the unfathomable did not lessen but increased.
1-2) Thestorides, full many things there are that mortals cannot sound; but there is nothing more unfathomable than the heart of man.